1. I
  1. 1〔体の向きを変える〕turn ((to));〔顔を向ける〕look ((to, toward(s))),turn one's head [face] ((toward(s)))
    • 右を向く
    • turn [face] right
    • 後ろを向く
    • 〔人に対して〕turn one's back ((on a person))/〔振り返る〕turn around
    • 風向計が北を向いた
    • The weather vane pointed to the north.
    • 上[下]を向く
    • look up [down]
    • そっぽを向く
    • turn one's face aside/look away
    • どこを向いても美しい花ばかりだった
    • I saw beautiful flowers everywhere [on all sides].
    • 下を向いたまま答えた
    • She answered with downcast eyes.
  1. 2〔面する〕face
    • 東に向いた家
    • a house facing (the) east
    • 庭に向いた窓
    • a window that 「looks out [opens] on the garden
  1. II
  1. 1〔合う〕suit; be suitable [suited] ((for)) ⇒むき(向き)2
    • 若い人に向いた仕事
    • a job suitable for young people
    • 彼はそんな役割に向いている
    • He is fit [suited] for such a role.
    • この川岸はキャンプに向いていない
    • This riverbank is not a good place for camping.
  1. 2〔気持ちなどが傾く〕
    • 気が向いたら行きます
    • I'll go if I feel like it.
    • 気の向かない日は能率が上がらない
    • I can't get much done on days when I don't feel interested.
    • 気の向くままにしてよろしい
    • You may do as you like.
    • 運が向いてきたようだ
    • Our luck seems to have taken a turn for the better.